No secrets here, Bill Taibe is one of my favorite Connecticut chefs. After reading yesterday’s scoop on CTbites, I spent the better part of Friday wondering about the name of his new Saugatuck restaurant set to open in a few weeks. {Update: my photos of The Whelk’s opening week}

What the heck is a whelk?

It sounds to me like something from a Wes Anderson and Noah Baumbach movie.
With impeccable timing, the latest issue of Food + Wine just arrived to prove me wrong.